winter storm. and those weather weary people here in the northeast may get a chance to do that. forecasters say that these conditions are going to dry up and warm up for the next couple of days. reporting live in trenton, new jersey, i'm danielle leigh. back to you. >> thanks so much. nbc's meteorologist bill karins is tracking this for us. warm up, clear up, is that true? >> it is. the worst of it happened during the rush hour yesterday. it will slowly improve. the snow was worse than expected but the wind and the waves and the storm surge was less. it was better news for the coast, but inland areas got nailed. hartford, connecticut, 4 inches of snow. central park in new york city, almost 5 inches of snow is almost unheard of, wasser, mass., 5 inches, danbury, connecticut, 9. and one in new jersey with a foot of snow. the storm almost looks like a tropical storm. that's the center of it.